Family Stories: Parents talk about noticing that something's wrong

Warning Signs that Something was Wrong with Ryan

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In this very powerful interview, a mother discusses some of the early warning signs of autism spectrum disorder she noticed in her son, Ryan (ASD), particularly in comparison to her daughter's typical development. She describes Ryan's lack of affection, lack of eye contact, repetitive behaviors, insensitivity to pain, and problems with noise levels in shopping malls as early indicators "that something was wrong."

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